Those Russian Names!

Learn to pronounce Russian names Better than Newscasters and Hollywood.

Don't be stopped by the rumors that Russian names are complicated.

Don't believe it when you're told that Russian characters have endless names.

There's a system and a logic to Russian names. This mini-course will sort it out for you, and it will even teach you how to pronounce names the right way (not like on TV).

The best thing? It's free.

Your Instructor

Masha Holl
Masha Holl

Masha Holl speaks several languages and has been teaching everything Russian for almost 30 years: a lot of language, but also culture, folklore, literature, and cinema.

She has been developing courses at the college level for over 20 years, from the basic lecture to the full, semester-long, credit-awarding course. Even so, every semester, students surprise her with unexpected questions and new insights into old material and familiar subjects.

Russian is her native language, and her family's story illustrates the history of Russia since before the 1917 revolution to the present day.

In her spare time, she likes to create multimedia scenes illustrating folk stories, tend her garden in spite of the South Texas sun, and spoil her dog.

Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
How can you be unhappy with this course? It's tiny, it's cute, it's FREE!!! However, I'd love to hear your questions and suggestions. Put them in the comments!

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